In this episode of the Operation Encore (OE) podcase, active-duty Army soldier Bob Deprato drops in the OE studio during his stateside leave and talks to Guy and Adam about his 18-year career in Special Operations. Bob describes his deployment to Iraq and Afghanistan, his time in the Crisis Response Force providing security for overseas embassies, his efforts leading military support for overseas Presidential visits, and his experience acting as an Army security liaison for the Tokyo Olympics. Bob also discusses his recent attempts to reconnect with one of his Afghan interpreters and his work to deliver an SUV-load of kids' winter coats to the Afghan refugees housed at Marine Base Quantico as they await their resettlement to local communities.
During the podcast, Bob plays and describes three of his original songs:
"War Brewin' "
To find out more about Bob, visit the Operation Encore website.